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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Surge VIN: 1HGEG8544S
done a head job due to burned exh. valve on 2 cyl. afterwards i have a dead miss on 2 cyl. it pops out of the intake on accel. i have 150 to 160 psi compression on all 4 cylinders. i have rechecked cam timing twice and it is correct. i have rechecked valve adj...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L turnsignal VIN: 1HGCM56613
Hi everyone, I have a 03 honda accord in my shop the right signal doesnt work and when I put on hazzards on just left side flashes. Pin 1 has ground at relay and 6 has voltage pin 4 with left turn on has voltage pin 5 with right turn on has no volts, and when ...
2003 Hyundai XG350 3.5L valve timing VIN: KMHFU45E73
Hello all fellow iatn members i have a Hyundai here that i rebuilt and when the car is running the front cyliders are working but the rear are not working properly i have been over this engine for a few days now and the only issue that i can see is when i set ...
2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L 4-5 shift VIN: JTJBT20X24
Hi I am hoping some of the Lexus guys out there can help us.When cold on the 4-5 shift the trans will neutral & then only have first second & third. If you stop and cycle the key it has all the gears again. Once it warms up the trans works fine. It does have c...
1992 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HJ01P8N
The maxima ran great until closed loop when code sets. I don't have pin out for 92. I get a code 51 Replaced injectors When warm, right at closed loop, sets 51 code. Tach will fluctuate, work normal, go dead intermittently. Data shows fuel pump circuit f... Trouble codes: 51 (Injector signal circuit open)
2005 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D45
I have seen maf sensor cause this on maximas and pathfinders. It bucks mostly when cold, but she says its starting to do it more after warm up.My snapon brick only goes to 04 so I am limitted on what I can see on this car. Called the dealer and they said no pr... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1N4AL11D95
Hey all., just replaced TPS with throttle body. Having trouble with idle relearn,isnt there a way to force a code then clear and drive it to relearn other than taking to dealer and flashing? Any help much appricated. Thanks
1992 Toyota Paseo 1.5L No Start VIN: JT2EL45F4N
Toyota was towed in from another shop who has made no progress on this vehicle, and asked for our help. Engine cranks but wont start due to lack of ignition spark. We found good voltage and ground supply to distributor, ecm, and ignitor. We have 1 volt ac sign...
1993 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L 1st gear VIN: JT4VN1365P
Hey all working on my own rig here. I'm getting ready to go in and repair the popping out of first gear condition. As far as I know it's a fairly common problem. I don't want any surprises and want to keep it as cheap as possible. I am hoping some of you have ...
1995 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT4VD2F8S0
Upon acceleration (with or without load, in gear or neutral) vehicle stumbles or "falls apart" at 3000 to 3200 RPM. Vehicle has these symptoms cold or hot at all temps and under any condition. At this time I have replaced all spark plugs and wires, also test...
2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K9Y
This vehicle is driving me crazy. I would appreciate any help you guys can give me. I have fuel, spark, inj. pulse. Compression is good. The customer stated that it quit running on the interstate going 70mph. When it came in i found that the timing was 4 teeth... Trouble codes: P0335
2007 Toyota RAV4 Limited 2.4L Electronic VIN: JTMBD31V27
no hot air from the a/c vents

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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L running lights VIN: JHMCB7669L
The fact that this is equipped with a Canadian lighting system posed a real problem with proper diagnosis due to no wiring info. This car has a "running light relay" under the dash on the far left just above the bottom edge of the dash. I wouldn't have known...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCM66504
Thanks to all who replied. Most said computer which was part of the problem. Not only was the computer bad but the immobilizer module was bad as well. This vehicle was still under warranty for the computer so customer took it to the dealer. Thanks for all of t...
2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KMHWF25S2Y
Hello Thank all of you who replied, you guys are great. Well it turned out to be the coils, not 1 but both of them. I first tried 1 coil and the same thing so I switched it to the other 2 cylinders and no change. So I thought lets try 2 new coils and it worked... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: KMHDN45D31
I would like to thank everybody for all there suggestions, double checked the intake gasket, double checked my compression numbers and leakdown numbers, car did not have EGR, thanks for that idea. I finally went back to basics on this one, took a fuel sample, ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire detected).
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AC44G33
Thanks for all the replies. I had already tried OEM coils and had checked the plug type and gap. Most said to ck. the ground circuits. I found a .600 volt voltage drop from the engine to the body. Ran a extra grround wire and got it to .100 volt. Took for long... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L hydralic system VIN: JN1CA31DOY
The adjustment for the mastercylinder push rod was to long. The rod needs to be shorter and then it works. One guy explained it in the replies. We had it cranked way out to compensate for a worn clutch as did the last shop who installed a master and slave. N...
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L abs system VIN: 1N4BA41E05
i would like to thank everyone who replied and offered there help.As I have stated in my help request this was a car I was helping my neighboring shop with. After many, many hours of testing and being lucky enough to have a donor car close by, I switched the I...
2006 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L heater VIN: 5N1AA08A86
Thx for all the help found defective electronic heater control valve
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Speedometer drive gear VIN: JT3VN29V7S
Thanks for all the replies. I don't know if it's fixed at this time. Will need to add more miles to find out. I went ahead and replaced the drive worm gear on the tailshaft side and installed a new speedo drive gear also. I did find some rust on the tailshaft ...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on, poor accel. VIN: JT3VN39W9S
Thanks to all who wrote back. Wayne suggested I use a dealer knock sensor, and that is what fixed it. Other replies suggested that engine noise could set code 52. There was a suggestion that if noise were the issue I could relocate the sensor. The defective se... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor open/ short).
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L oil leak VIN: JT3HN86R4X
Thanks to those that offered help the problem was the new oil filter only would leak cold as soon as i let it set overnight and started it would leak like crazy .
2000 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Battery VIN: 2T1BR12E5Y
Well i think that i got this one figured out. It turns out that the CD player, while it is OE, was put on later by the person who previously owned the car. My aunt did mention that the CD player never really worked anyway and would always skip going over the...
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Transfer Case VIN: JT3HN87R4Y
4x4 module had to be reset by dealer. Not sure exact details but this is the info we recieved from customer. Aparently was a simple procedure.
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